Thursday, September 25, 2008

Dion O'Banion's Birthplace

This is the location where the founder of the North Side Mob, the man who dared turn against Johnny Torrio and Al Capone, the great singer, floral arranger, and bootlegger, was born. The site, 841 N. Wells, currently belongs to the Moody Bible Institute.


Mornac said...

Dion O'Banion was born in Aurora, Ill.

Anonymous said...

It was actually Maroa, IL - a bit east of Decatur.